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U.K. Disability Employment: Information & Resources Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World United Kingdom category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

2017-10-26 - Access to Work: Barriers to Work for Deaf and Disabled People - Study has found evidence of significant problems with the UK Government disability employment support programme, Access to Work.
2017-09-29 - HoverCare - Accessibility Training Initiative by Hovertravel - Hovertravel announces new initiative called HoverCare aimed at improving accessibility, the initiative starts with training session on passenger hovercraft.
2016-06-26 - Brexit Impact on UK Disability Employment - Opportunities for people with disability in the UK workplace likely to come under threat unless government prioritises recreation of EU safeguards into British statute.
2014-04-04 - Disability Confident: Meaning & Information - Information, definition and original meaning of the phrase Disability Confident as well as tips on becoming a Disability Confident organization.
2013-02-03 - 33% of People on UK Incapacity Benefits Capable of Working - Nearly a third of UK people on the old incapacity benefits have been found to be capable of some form of work since reassessment began.
2013-01-15 - New Start up Support for UK Disabled Entrepreneurs - Disabled can now get support through Access to Work when setting up their own business if they are enrolled on the New Enterprise Allowance (NEA).
2012-07-31 - UK Work Choice Program Provides Incentive for Hiring People with Disabilities - UK Work Choice program provides employers a payment up to £2275 when they employ a young disabled person.
2011-11-15 - Community Work for U.K. Long Term Unemployed - People in the U.K. who have been unemployed for more than two years could be referred onto compulsory community work placements.
2011-07-11 - Consultation into UK Disability Employment Services - The U.K. Government is launching a consultation into employment services for disabled people and seeking views on the recommendations.
2011-06-09 - Review of Employment Support for Disabled - UK Government support for employment services for disabled people should be focused on the individual and not the institution.
2011-03-31 - UK Jobseekers Told Take up Training or Losing Benefits - Benefit claimants whose lack of skills is a barrier to work will get the support they need to move into work through compulsory training.
2011-03-24 - Website Matches UK Disabled Job Seekers with Genuine Employment Opportunities - Evenbreak is aiming to help disabled people gain employment and employers access talented job seekers with disability.
2010-12-09 - Jobseekers Who Refuse to Take up Training Could Lose Their Benefits - UK - Benefit claimants who refuse to take up the offer of a training course could have their benefits stopped.
2010-12-05 - Employment Support for Disabled People RADAR Review - Employment support for disabled people has to offer more help then ever before is the message from Minister for Disabled People Maria Miller.
2010-11-22 - Many Remain Dependent on Benefits Despite Rise in Employment - UK News - Rising employment driven by the private sector and a fall in the overall numbers out of work is reassuring news.
2010-10-26 - Latest Data Shows Majority of People are Fit for Work - UK - Three-quarters of people applying for the new Employment and Support Allowance program (ESA) are being found fit for work.
2010-10-25 - Welfare Reform - New Employment Program for People with Disability - UK - Work Choice has been developed in close consultation with disability groups and disabled people.
2010-10-25 - Support to Help Single Parents Into Work - UK - Those with a health condition or disability which limits their capability for work will be able to claim Employment and Support Allowance.
2010-10-11 - UK Government Reforms Begin with Fitness for Work Assessments - With so many people abandoned on long-term sickness benefits Ministers are determined to reform the welfare system.
2010-09-16 - Online Disability Employment Tool Launched for Europe - Project offers employment opportunities for people with learning disabilities across Europe.
2010-09-15 - Rise in UK Private Sector Employment But 5M. Still on Benefits - Latest DWP figures show that the number of people claiming incapacity benefits (ESA/IB) is estimated to be 2.605 million.
2010-08-02 - Stopping Sex Jobs Being Advertised in UK Jobcentres - Sex industry jobs which could lead to exploitation will be banned from Jobcentres.
2010-07-31 - Work Must Always Pay and be Seen to Pay - 21st Century Welfare is a series of options which focus on ensuring work always pays and is clearly seen to pay.
2009-01-04 - Employment Law: Dismissals For Incapability - In the context of incapability dismissals the Employment Tribunal will scrutinize the procedures followed by the employer prior to termination.
2009-01-01 - Shaw Trust Helping the Disabled Find Work in the UK - The Shaw Trust is a charity in the UK for helping disabled and disadvantaged people into employment and independent living.

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